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  Sep 25, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Catalog

Pre-Pharmacy Study


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CAS Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jessica Tischler (CHM)
SHPS Faculty Advisor: Dr. Suzanne Selig

Licensing as a pharmacist requires completion of a Doctorate of Pharmacy (Pharm-D) degree. In Michigan, the schools of pharmacy are at Ferris State University, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and Wayne State University. Students who want to become pharmacists should seek detailed information early from the schools of pharmacy to which they may wish to apply for admission. Students who plan to apply for admission to a pharmacy school should seek the assistance and guidance of an advisor from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, or Health Sciences and Administration at the University of Michigan-Flint.

Each student’s program is tailored to the requirements of the school of pharmacy where admission is sought. Specific courses are required in each of several areas including biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Consult the web site for the school(s) of interest for specific requirements or consult the department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s website for pre-pharmacy advising information http://www.umflint.edu/chemistry.

Required Courses (34 credits)


As a minimum, the following courses are required by all three Michigan Pharm-D programs (as of 2013):

Highly Recommended Courses


The following courses are required by at least one of the Michigan Pharm-D programs (as of 2013):

Note


Additional coursework in social sciences, cultural enrichment, humanities, or foreign language may also be required.

Additional Coursework Needed to Complete a Degree


(Chosen in consultation with an advisor):

To complete a Bachelors of Arts (BA) or Bachelors of Science (BS) degree, additional coursework is required.  Students should choose one of the concentrations listed below depending upon their area of interest and intended specialization.  To view the additional coursework specific to each degree concentration, see the individual program listings.

SHPS Program with a Health Science Focus


Health Sciences Program-General Health Sciences concentration (BS)  

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